ORR, Minn. (AP) — An overdue hiker is OK after spending the night in the woods of northeastern Minnesota.
The St. Louis County sheriff’s office got a call about the hiker around 3:15 a.m. Thursday. The 31-year-old Grand Rapids man had been hiking Wednesday on the Sioux Hustler Trail about 30 miles northeast of Orr and had told his family he would be home later that night.READ MORE: 'I Feel Like It's Worse': Parts Of South Minneapolis Still Plagued By Needle Littering
When the man didn’t come home, his family called the sheriff’s office.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine For Younger Kids 'Would Be Absolute Relief' For Families With Immunocompromised Members
The sheriff’s rescue squad began searching for the man. He emerged from the woods on his own about 8:20 a.m. Thursday and was not hurt.
Because of bad weather, the hiker decided to camp out overnight and hike out in the morning.MORE NEWS: How Did Pumpkin Spice Become The Flavor Of Fall?
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